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6 Spire workers taken to hospital after gas leak ignites at Homewood construction site

August 16, 2018 - 5:55pm
authorities responded to a gas leak in Homewood. The gas leak happened on Bagby Drive as six Spire employees were installing a gas line. A

Hazmat team responds to ammonia leak at Manhattan water treatment plant

August 16, 2018 - 5:24pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) — An ammonia leak sparked a hazmat response to Manhattan's water treatment plant Thursday morning. City officials

R&A Plastics On Fire Once Again in Frankfort: VIDEO

August 16, 2018 - 5:23pm
away from the area. The biggest concern with the fire is the hazardous chemicals that were located in the back part of the building since

Gas Leak Hospitalizes Several People At Spinweld: Report

August 16, 2018 - 4:27pm
PEWAUKEE, WI — Several people were evacuated from a Pewaukee welding job shop after an apparent gas leak. According to the Waukesha County

Hazmat crews respond to acid spill at Oxnard recycling center

August 16, 2018 - 3:12pm
crews were on scene of an acid spill at an Oxnard recycling center Thursday morning, officials said. The hazardous-materials incident was

Hazardous chemicals prompts evacuation of Salinas building

August 16, 2018 - 2:40pm
.m., according to initial reports. The building was evacuated with no injuries reported, according to the Salinas firefighters social media

Explosion at bagel store blows out building doors, windows

August 16, 2018 - 9:30am
. Officials say the cause of the fire was a faulty oven leaking gas. Authorities are investigating. Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times,

Valero Reports Leak at Three Rivers Refinery in Texas

August 16, 2018 - 8:51am
," the refinery said in a statement to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. "Emission estimates based on preliminary analysis of

Lightning Strike Causes Hazardous Oil Leak near Zion

August 15, 2018 - 11:25pm
reported. Due to the oil leak, hydrogen sulfide was present in the air that caused hazardous conditions. Zion firefighters said when they

Cause of gas leak undetermined in Benton, IL

August 15, 2018 - 10:31pm
Management Agency Duty Officer has responded to the gas leak. Buildings around the incident have been evacuated. Download the KFVS News app

Chemical spill closes CSU Biology building, injures student

August 15, 2018 - 10:11pm
Biology building hazardous materials call: our trained #firefighter-hazmat technicians are inside investigating the substance in question to

Explosion forces eastern El Paso County school district to close through Friday

August 15, 2018 - 6:45pm
-Yoder School District JT-60 following a Tuesday afternoon methane gas explosion that hospitalized a man with burns to his hands and face.

Fire, explosions reported at Highland Falls sewage treatment plant

August 15, 2018 - 1:19pm
Vails Gate Fire Co. Authorities were checking to see if there were any chemical leaks as a result of the fire. The sewage plant is located

Investigators: Propane weeding torch ignited Williamstown fire

August 15, 2018 - 12:57pm
units was being resurfaced and that included removing weeds with a handheld propane torch. They say the torch breeched the low building and

6 Injured after Chem Leak

August 15, 2018 - 10:45am
, and were taken to the hospital to be examined. Their exposure, however, was said to be non life-threatening. Ammonia dissipates quickly

Worker killed in industrial accident at Disney World

August 15, 2018 - 9:55am
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A worker was killed early Wednesday in an industrial accident on Walt Disney World property, according to the Orange County

St. John residents voice their concerns about chemical release, EPA member takes note

August 14, 2018 - 10:06pm
A community says a nearby plastics plant is silently killing them, and it’s time for more help from the federal government. EPA data shows

Welding shop consumed by fire

August 13, 2018 - 6:35pm
hot spots as of about 10:30 a.m. No injuries were reported. “Nobody was hurt. That’s the good part,” said Ernest Martin, Marway’s owner.

No one hurt in small chemical fire at Krayton Polymers plant in Belpre

August 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
of a chemical caught fire, creating some flames and smoke The small fire was quickly put out by Krayton workers and no one was injured. We

Underground fire at plant may be spreading

August 13, 2018 - 1:21pm
CREIGHTON (AP) — Officials fear that an underground coal refuse fire at the site of a soon-to-be-shuttered glass factory in western